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In their lively and entertaining weekly discussion of issues related to higher education, KUT’s Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger explore the topics of higher education, lifelong learning, and exercising the brain. Ed and Jennifer practice what they preach, too, by introducing math puzzlers and brain teasers to keep listeners on their toes.

Higher Ed: 'Formal' Education

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Have you ever heard anyone talk about "getting through" a class or "knocking out" course requirements? What exactly is the point of a "formal" education - just to get a degree, or set a course for lifelong learning?

In this week's episode of KUT's podcast Higher EdKUT's Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger sift through the different definitions of a formal education and talk about process vs. outcome.

Click here for Ed and Jennifer's full discussion as well as a new math puzzler about the ups and downs of GPA's.

This episode was recorded on August 5, 2015.

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